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I get welfare and im not ashamed

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I get cash assistance which i will be using to get my baby stuff for her first day of preschool, i get food stamps, and starting monday i will be getting childcare. Why? Because when i was enrolled in college my first semester my classes were all over the place. Some were in the morning afternoon and night. I tried looking for a job and i couldn't find one. So after months of looking and no results i decided in march of 2012 i would apply for food stamps. A few months later i applied for tanf. Do i like being on it no i don't but i gotta do what i gotta do until her dad is served with child support papers. I'll admit from june until november i did nothing i wasn't in school i wasn't actively looking for a job because i was tired and needed my rest. This year is going to be totally different. Since all of my classes are in the afternoon i can work somewhere in the morning. Judge all you want i don't care one bit.

I don't know why some of you sound pissed and bitter about me taking a 6 month break ecspecially you stay at home moms you don't work you dh does so be quiet lol. I never said i was proud i never said i was entitled i said i wasn't ashamed because of it. BIG DIFFERENCE!!

by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:28 PM
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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This is CONFESSIONS

Quoting jenn31:

Why are you telling us?


SRUsarahSC
by Platinum Member on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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I'm tired, I would like a rest. Anyone care to support me with money and food from June through November?

winkyloafer
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM
I made a joke post about people paying for my ass and though welfare has been a blessing in such a difficult situation, I can honestly say I'm not one to brag about it. I'm so glad that I'll be rid of Medicaid next month.


Quoting Jessica_Esqueda:

I guess I don't understand that attitude. I'm almost done with welfare (done with cash, on food for 5 more months and low-cost medical for another year for the kids), and I was always ashamed to be on it. I was ashamed that I needed the help. I don't understand how anyone would NOT be ashamed of being unable to support themselves. 


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NiCo86
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM
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 I fully expected this to be an anonymous. My biggest complaints are 1) if you can't afford to go to college w/o being on assistance, and you have a child to care for, personally I find providing for my child a higher priority than my education and 2) you chose to not work or go to school because you felt as if you deserved rest, and you got this rest at the expense of tax payers.

Other than that ... IDK good for you?

Tea4Tas
by Ruby Member on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:36 PM

You didn't look for a job for SIX months because you were tired and needed your rest?

You do know that once your babyDaddy is served with childsupport papers-depending on where you live all or some of that support will be deducted from your TANF right?

AnAngelsKiss
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:37 PM
I am not ashamed either.
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winkyloafer
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:37 PM
...dude, that's fucked up.


Quoting kaykaymomi10:

lol i got tired of making that post i dont really like her name anyways


Quoting winkyloafer:

At least this isn't about your kid's name.



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winkyloafer
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:37 PM
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Let me check my coin purse, girlfriend.


Quoting SRUsarahSC:

I'm tired, I would like a rest. Anyone care to support me with money and food from June through November?


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jakesmom323
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:38 PM
Not anything to be proud of either.
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Jessica_Esqueda
by on Jan. 4, 2013 at 7:38 PM

I hear you. Getting off of TANF at the start of this year was a HUGE weight off my conscience. 

Quoting winkyloafer:

I made a joke post about people paying for my ass and though welfare has been a blessing in such a difficult situation, I can honestly say I'm not one to brag about it. I'm so glad that I'll be rid of Medicaid next month.


Quoting Jessica_Esqueda:

I guess I don't understand that attitude. I'm almost done with welfare (done with cash, on food for 5 more months and low-cost medical for another year for the kids), and I was always ashamed to be on it. I was ashamed that I needed the help. I don't understand how anyone would NOT be ashamed of being unable to support themselves. 





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